hoser

[ hoh-zer ]
/ ˈhoʊ zər /

noun Canadian Slang.

a person who is considered unintelligent or uncouth, especially a beer-drinking man.

Nearby words

  1. hosea,
  2. hosecock,
  3. hosein,
  4. hosel,
  5. hosen,
  6. hosey,
  7. hoshana rabbah,
  8. hosier,
  9. hosiery,
  10. hosing

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British Dictionary definitions for hoser

hoser

/ (ˈhəʊzə) /

noun

US slang a person who swindles or deceives others
Canadian slang an unsophisticated, esp rural, person
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Word Origin and History for hoser

hoser

n.

"contemptible person," also hose-head, by 1982, a term popularized by the Canadian parody comic sketch "Great White North" with the fictional McKenzie Brothers on SCTV.

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